You will need
- - passport;
- - cash or credit card.
Try not to take a ticket for the afternoon flight "Sapsan", for example going from Moscow to St. Petersburg at 13:00. The tickets cost more than other similar trains. Guaranteed to count on the lowest prices possible you can, by choosing the first Sapsan departs from the starting point of their route early in the morning, for example from Moscow to the Northern capital - in 6:45. Cheaper than the day flights can also cost the tickets for the last evening "Sapsan". When you purchase a ticket on the website RZD, you will have the possibility to choose for the price of the train, as in the list of available travel options in the information about each part is the price of the cheapest ticket. Do not hesitate and ask the cashier to sell you a ticket to the "Sapsan", which you can go cheaper, if the departure time does not matter.
Use of Fund "Russian Railways", where there is no additional service fee. Is the ticket office at the stations, except the service center, and in some cities and Transagentstvo. For example, in Moscow it is not necessary to pay extra at the ticket office of the Moscow railway Agency between Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky railway stations, opposite the exit from the metro station "Komsomolskaya". When purchasing tickets online, use the websites of the intermediaries, taking extra money for their services, and the official website of JSC "RZD".
Purchase tickets for "Sapsan" from there and back. For this you will receive a discount of ten percent, provided, however, that the trip will be made on the "Peregrine".
Take the tickets possible in advance. The more time until the day of your departure, the more chances you have to take a seat in economy class. In trains "Sapsan" there are two classes of service: economy and business. Business class differs from the economy more comfortable cars and a large set is included in the ticket price of services. However, it is twice as expensive.
Please read carefully the information about the tariff policy of JSC "Russian Railways" and consider when planning a trip. On the railway has its periods of high and low prices. In the summer the tickets are more expensive than spring and fall rates also increase during the Christmas holidays and before public holidays. Although if you sit in the train on 31 December or may 9, the ticket you will sell at the cheapest rate possible. Information about the periods of the discounts and surcharges you can find in train stations and in cars of trains of distant following, the website of JSC "RZD" will consult you on this question and any reference in the railway.
Find out about the latest at the time of departure of your train discounts - it is possible that in this period there may be additional promotions or coupons to save on a train "Sapsan". The sources of this information are the same as in the previous step.
Buy a ticket over the Internet, if not doing it in the same city, where you plan to go on the "Peregrine". In such a situation, the cash you have to pay an extra fee for purchasing a ticket from a different station. By using the website of JSC "RZD" it is not taken: where ever you go, you pay the same.
Advice 2: How to buy a ticket for "Sapsan"
A ticket to the "Sapsan" train is bought in the same order and for every part of cruising in Russia. To purchase it need to go to the railway ticket office or just go to the official website of Russian Railways.
You will need
- - passport;
- - Bank card or cash.
Open Railways website and click on the "Passengers". If you have an account on the website log in or register if they have not got, and then enter the username and password. After login go to "Buy ticket".
Enter in the appropriate fields the start and end points of a trip and departure date. If necessary, make a box to select "return" and type in the open field date of departure ago.
On the page with the available travel options, you can easily find out the train "Sapsan" on this word after the number and the logo of Russian Railways. Select the most suitable departure time and the availability of the desired class of service. Check the box in the form next to the number of the desired train and click "Continue".
Select the type of car desired class, focusing on the number of available seats and ticket prices.
Enter the personal data of passengers: name, first name, document type (passport, birth certificate or another - select from the list) and its series and number. If you travel with children, choose an available according to their age variant rate (children with place or without) and enter in the next field the date of birth of the child.
Check the information about the order. If you found an error, move to the desired page and correct. Making sure that everything is in order, proceed to the payment page.
Enter in the payment form credit card information (number, holder's name, date of expiration, the code on the back). Give the command to process the payment and wait for confirmation that the transaction was successful. Then return to the website of Russian Railways by using the corresponding links and, if desired, complete the electronic registration. Otherwise, you will have the passports of all passengers to visit the cashier Railways to receive paper tickets.
Tell the cashier when buying a ticket at the railway ticket office departure date and the starting and ending points of the trip, one way ride only if full need tickets or among the passengers are children or beneficiaries. Tell me, what would you like to leave it "Sapsan" and name or number of the cashier the desired departure time, please indicate in which class would like to go. Your passports and other documents of all passengers. Then check on the spot if it is correct on the ticket.
When buying tickets for "Sapsan" there and back again. you are entitled to a discount of 10%. To get it, just tell the cashier that you need a return ticket. And when ordering over the Internet when filling out the form on the home page put a tick in the appropriate box and select the "Sapsan" train in both directions.
Advice 3: How much is a train ticket Moscow — St. Petersburg
Traveling in the late 18th century and later became famous for writing a travel diary, a free-thinker, Alexander Radishchev did not buy a train ticket. There in 1790, when in the secret printing house published his "Journey from Petersburg to Moscow", Russia has not gone. And, therefore, could not be and of tickets, without which you train just don't go to jail. Even on the one that runs daily "dear Radishchev".
What is the cost?
By purchasing a ticket to St. Petersburg, its owner does not always know for what we paid for. In the amount he gave the cashier for a ticket include the price and even the reserved seats, as the railway is called the reservation or shelves. In addition, with the future of the passenger immediately taken the fee. But only if you purchase nine or more days before departure or in case of simultaneous purchase of a return ticket. There are also insurance of Russian Railways (RZD) and the cost of wagon service — a bed and meals.
Attention to the numbers
Before visiting the cash hall of the Leningrad station or book the ticket online, it's important to decide what kind of train are you going to overcome the 650-kilometer distance between the two cities. You need to choose one of three possible options: first, speed or passenger. Different train numbers. From the ambulance they go from the first to the 148-th and 181 to 298 th, speed — with 151 at 178 minutes, and passenger — from 301. Curious what is considered emergency and has the appropriate numbers of train to St. Petersburg day and night, formally can be considered as local. They overcome the distance not exceeding 700 kilometers.
The cost of the ticket is affected, for example, the date of its acquisition, and administration, "brand" and the speed of the trains, the "classiness" of the car. Finally, the degree of comfort of a coupe. And if the compartment ticket to "Athanasius Nikitin" will cost at least 3218 rubles for a place in the second-class carriage, he will pay considerably less — about 1800 p. But for the ticket in a compartment of the "red arrows", famous for the country's first sleeping cars superior (SV), will have to pay not less than six thousand.
Quite expensive for Muscovites will be the journey by the high-speed Sapsan train. By the way, there are two types of cars and, consequently, price ranges. Therefore, to go to Peter them in the car either economic or business class. Instead, the passengers of both classes is guaranteed to halve the trip time.
Ticket for car
Not daring to get from one capital to another on a personal car, but not wishing to part with it even for a short time, Railways proposed new service. By purchasing a ticket for yourself, avtopassazhir can now simultaneously acquire still so-called machinability for your four-wheeled companion. But if he's going to take a travel document and instead will get a good discount.